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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae
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What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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This will transmit a strong message to the most underserved of our communities that psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners can emulate the therapeutic relationship by virtue of presenting a unified force.
Characteristics of the psychiatric nurse practitioner Characteristics Statistics N = 2,195 respondents Average age (females) 55 years old (95% of workforce) Average age (males) 44 years old (4% of workforce) APRN-PMH (1988) 18% of nationally certified NPs APRN-PMH (2003) 3% of nationally certified NPs Estimated workforce Reduced by 50% of current size change by 2013 workforce Note: Adapted from Staten et al., 2005.
The certified psychiatric nurse practitioner: advanced practice psychiatric nursing reclaimed.
In South Carolina, working collaboratively with a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse practitioner can diagnosis psychiatric conditions, prescribe medication and provide psychotherapy when needed.
Refer the patient to a psychologist, psychiatrist, or psychiatric nurse practitioner for more detailed evaluation and treatment.
Philadelphia, PA, A psychiatric nurse practitioner, she is a doctoral
University District is hiring several new employees for the program, including a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and borrowing some existing behavioral health staff, Perez said.
She herself has worked as a psychiatric nurse practitioner since 2005.
the psychiatric nurse practitioner population of providers are important members of the behavioral health team in both fulfilling the garrison and go-to-war missions of the ANC.
The "why" came about when I went to work in a community mental health center--if I wanted to provide quality care to the consumer, I would need to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Then I was faced with the "can I do it?" Well, as you can tell from the initials after my name I could and I did!
Faculty included a psychologist, health psychology fellow, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychiatric social worker, and oncology nurse practitioner.
Catherine Phillips, MS, CS, APRN-BC, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, providing services to clients in the GO Program.

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